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In Four More Years We'll Be Detroit

James92 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:12 AM
It is obvious that we ( the U S government/taxpayers ) spend more than we take in. Yet there are those that say "we can't cut spending anywhere". I'd venture a guess that we could cut just one percent across the entire federal spending and every department and program would continue on. There is "waste" and "fraud" in every program. Do a one percent cut per year until the income and outgo balanced and then we would know where the true needs are. Sadly, there is no national will to do the right thing!

From one moment to the next the city of Detroit doesn’t know where its next bailout is coming from. Chronically unable to pay its bills, the city looks to the state for cash gifts to stave off default. Operating under the terms of a consent agreement hammered out with the state, Detroit faces fiscal uncertainty largely because it has failed to get adequate concessions from public employee unions that are unsustainable. And those concessions that they have wrested from unions, politicians in Detroit have been unwilling to enforce.     

One prominent Detroit attorney, however, is facing the future of the Motor...

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